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Turkmen Yomud chuval, Oghurjali tribe, circa 1860-70. Aral-Caspian Region.


Size: 71x122cm

Size (ft): 2'3"x4'0"

Structure: wool pile, ivory wool warps and dark brown wool wefts.

Knots: Gördes (Turkish, symmetrical)

Description: A Yomut Ogurjali tribe bag face with nine primary guls and crusiform secondary guls filled with stars (charkhi palak (Wheel of Fortune or Rota Fortunae)), combined with a syrga (earring) main border and 8 beautifully drawn tree designs in the elem. Light natural colours. Good condition, upper end incomplete.

CF: Victoria and Albert Museum, London, accession number: 311-1884

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